Philosophy of Mind Visiting Speakers Seminar

The Philosophy of Mind Visiting Speakers Seminar will take place in weeks 5 & 8 of Hilary Term 2022 on Fridays, 13.30 - 15.00, in person. The seminar alternates with the Philosophy of Mind Work-in-Progress Group (see separate term card).

Philosophy of Mind Visiting Speakers Seminar Convenors: Dominic Alford-Duguid and Mike Martin.

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Week 1 (30 April)

Guy Longworth (Warwick)

John Cook Wilson on the Indefinability of Knowledge

Week 3 (14 May)

Rachel Goodman (Illinois)

Singularism vs. Descriptivism?

Week 7 (11 June)

Antonia Peacocke (Stanford)

Practical Concepts and Practical Knowledge

Week 8 (18 June)

Hanna Pickard (Johns Hopkins)


Week 9 (25 June)

Ian Phillips (Johns Hopkins)

Are We All Animals? Animalism, Conjoined Twins and the Diversity of Human Life


Week 3 (5th Feb)

Justin D’Ambrosio (ANU) 

'Perceptual Consciousness and Intensional Transitive Verbs'
Week 5 (19th Feb)

Roberta Locatelli (Tübingen) 

'Naïve Realism and the Relationality of Phenomenal Character'
Week 8 (12th Mar) Matt Soteriou (KCL)

'Perspectives in Memory, Imagination and Dream'


Week 3 (30th Oct)

Naomi Eilan (Warwick)

'Other I's, Communication, and the Second Person'
Week 5 (13th Nov)

Frédérique de Vignemont

(Institut Jean-Nicod)

'Can we see the future?'
Week 7 (27th Nov)

David Suarez (Toronto)

'Disjunctivism and Self-Awareness in Martin and Merleau-Ponty'


Week 1 (30th April) Christopher Peacocke (Columbia) ''Two Kinds of Explanation''
Week 6 (4th June) Ali Boyle (Cambridge) ''Classification in Comparative Cognitive Science''
Week 4 (8th November)                  Henry Taylor (Birmingham)                  ''Naïve realism without disjunctivism: kinds, polymorphism and the argument from hallucination''
Week 6 (22nd November) Alexander Geddes (Southampton) ''Personal Identity and the Preservation of Mind''